Contractor shot death in Cuttack

{ Posted on Mar 26 2011 by Admin }
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Bhubaneswar 24 Mar: In a broad-day shoot out on Thursday, a youth contractor was killed when he was shot from close range in Cuttack city around 25 km from here.

The deceased was identified as Bijay Routray of Madhupatana area of Cuttack district.

According to police the incident took place near Damodarpur canal road at around 12.00 noon. While the victim along with one Hudia of Kirtannagar area was on his way to the project site he was contracted, three miscreants opened fire on him. The victim was driving the vehicle.

Preliminary investigation revealed that three persons coming on a motor cycle opened three rounds of fire targeting on the contractor.

He received two bullets in stomach and one on his head causing death on the spot, sources said.

He immediately was taken to SCB Medical College and Hospital where he was declared as received death, sources said.  We suspect it is a case of previous rivalry. We have information that Prasanta Kumar Das who is now in Choudar jail has link in this case, said a senior police official adding that in past there were exchange of words between them over tender and contract. We now interrogating Hudia and will defiantly apprehend the culprits soon.

The police is now investigating in definite angel and we hopeful of solving it soon, said the official.

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